indecent

[ in-dee-suhnt ]
/ ɪnˈdi sənt /

adjective

offending against generally accepted standards of propriety or good taste; improper; vulgar: indecent jokes; indecent language; indecent behavior.
not decent; unbecoming or unseemly: indecent haste.

Origin of indecent

1555–65; < Latin indecent- (stem of indecēns) unseemly. See in-3, decent

Related forms

in·de·cent·ly, adverb
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indecent

/ (ɪnˈdiːsənt) /

adjective

offensive to standards of decency, esp in sexual matters
unseemly or improper (esp in the phrase indecent haste)

Derived Forms

indecently, adverb
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